Sales figures for the new Microsoft Xbox One X console have been revealed this week by the Games Industry website reports that Microsoft has sold over 80,000 Xbox One X consoles in the UK alone. With Microsoft selling as many units in its first week as did Nintendo when they launched the awesome Switch console back in March. Although the website has up-weighted the figures by 20 percent the compensate for other factors Xbox One X raw data currently stands at 67,000.
Microsoft is also well ahead of the PlayStation 4 Pro which launched last year and sold over 50,000 units in its first week in during November 2016. The PlayStation 4 Pro took Sony four weeks to reach the same number, although stock shortages of both the switch and the PlayStation 4 Pro hindered performance of those machines during the launch weeks, explains the Game Industry website. To recap the Xbox One X specifications include :
– CPU: Eight-core 2.3GHz processor
– GPU: 40 compute units at 1172MHz
– RAM: 12GB GDDR5 (shared between system and GPU)
– Bandwidth: 326GB/s
– Storage: 1TB hard disk
– Disc: UHD Blu-ray player
– Video: 4K output, HDR 10 support
– Audio: DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital 5.1 and Atmos, PCM 2.0, 5.1, 7.1
– Wireless: Bluetooth, dual-band Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, IR blaster
Allowing gamers to enjoy 4K Ultra HD gaming and media playback with some of the best-selling Xbox One game of the week was Call of Duty: WWII, followed by Assassin’s Creed Origins, FIFA 18 and the Forza duo: Forza Motorsport 7 and Forza Horizon 3 supporting the new higher resolutions through enhancements.
With 40% more power than any other console, experience immersive true 4K gaming. Games play better on Xbox One X. The 8-core Custom AMD CPU is clocked at 2.3GHz to bring enhanced AI, real world detail, and smoother interactions to your gaming. 12GB GDDR5 of graphic memory add speed and power to game performance to enable bigger worlds, further horizons, and quicker load times.